Katie Jacquemin

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The charming villages of Italy's Cinque Terre

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Media Management

How To Create Your Leadership User's Manual

I’ve long been captivated by the idea of creating a leadership “user’s manual.”<p>The basic idea is that managers should create a short guide to their personality, work style and, yes, even quirks, so that their direct reports would know how to best work with them. I also suspected that this kind of …

Self-awareness

This classic coffee cake is what good mornings are made of

Overview Ingredients Steps<p>Overview<p>Coffee cake is a classic. It’s usually not flashy: A batter, maybe some fruit, nuts or crumble topping, perhaps a dusting of sugar. It’s so humble it can be easy to overlook when it comes to choosing a baking project. But a good coffee cake is always welcome.<p>This …

Dessert

How to Get Every Employee on Board With Your Company Goals in 4 Simple Steps

To unify your organization around a shared vision, begin by defining and communicating your objectives companywide.<p><i>By Kirsten Blakemore Edwards (@KirstenBeMe), MA CPCC, Executive Facilitator at Partners In Leadership</i><p>Nearly every metaphor for corporate success has one thing in common: teamwork. From …

What Airbnb and Strava Know About Building Emotional Connections with Customers

One of our clients, let us call it AgriCo, recently came to us with a problem: It had created an online platform for sourcing farming supplies to remote farms. The platform meant that it was easier, more convenient, and faster for farmers to get what they needed, whether it was a part for their …

How to Run a Meeting Without Talking Too Much

Have you ever left a meeting feeling that you dominated the whole thing — and not in a good way? You talked a lot, and in the end, you felt that nobody else had enough time to speak. This is a bad dynamic for several reasons. People don’t want to attend meetings that are just an opportunity for one …

Public Speaking

We Can't Get Our Forks Away from This Creamy Asparagus Pasta

Folks who are familiar with London's legendary River Café may know it as the restaurant that's launched the careers of countless chefs. Jamie Oliver and April Bloomfield are just two of its celebrated alumni, always referring back to their days cooking under founders Ruth ("Ruthie") Rogers and the …

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

Here’s how Harry Potter fans celebrated V-day in London last weekend -

The worlds most expensive margarita is coming to London and it has its own security staff -

A Mexican restaurant in London is serving up a truly extravagant margarita priced at the eye-watering sum of £50,000 (That’s about $69,300). You can …

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

Motivation

Successful women share their best career advice

Everyone — women, men, old, young — can use some guidance in their careers.<p>Mentorship has long been established as a huge difference-maker, especially for people just starting out or people embarking on a new professional path. This level of support has proven especially beneficial for professional …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

Creative Problem Solving Finding Innovative Solutions to Challenges

© iStockphoto<br>boboling<p>Discover new ways to look at things differently.<p>Imagine that you're vacuuming your house in a hurry because you've got friends …

This Is the Best Millennial Retention Strategy Ever

This company uses radical candor to retain and engage its workforce, which is 80 percent Millennials.<p>The best Millennial retention strategy ever is...<p>CARE.<p>This is a subtle nod to the 2009 New York Times Bestseller, <i>Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion</i> by Gary Vaynerchuk where …

Leadership

Stop Exceeding Customer Expectations: To Create Immediate Loyalty Do This Instead

Everyone wants to exceed customer expectations, maybe it is time to modernize your methods.<p>Churn kills business.<p>A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went above …

Sick of Feeling Full and Bloated? Make This Light, Detoxifying Soup ASAP

The day after an indulgent Thanksgiving weekend calls for a bona fide detox meal—and we're drooling over this turkey soup recipe from The Modern …

7 Healthy Friendsgiving Recipes Your Besties Will Practically Inhale

Thanksgiving is finally here, meaning that for those of us not trekking home for the holidays, Friendsgiving dinners are popping up on our calendars. …

30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (<i>Frijoles de la Olla</i>)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

Five Good Answers To The Question 'What's Your Greatest Strength?'

Dear Liz,<p>I am job-hunting. I don’t mind going on job interviews. I usually feel like I do pretty well, but I have trouble with the question “What’s your greatest strength?”<p>I don’t like talking about myself. I hate to brag. I can just imagine that every interviewer who asks a job-seeker “What’s your …

4 Behaviors of Top-Performing CEOs

<b>Elena Botelho,</b> partner at leadership advisory firm ghSmart, talks about the disconnect between the stereotype of the CEO and what research shows actually leads to high performance at that level. She says the image of the charismatic, tall male with a top university degree who’s a strategic …

The Best Potato Salad Recipes, In Case You're Sick Of Your Old One

You know you've been eating the same one for YEARS.<p>No backyard barbecue is complete without potato salad ― this classic dish has a permanent place on our summertime menu. When potato salad is made right, it’s something pretty special. Its place alongside grilled chicken or burgers balances out the …

Cooking

Thai Chicken Skewers

<i>These Thai chicken skewers are marinated in coconut milk, curry and spices and then grilled to perfection. It’s a quick and easy meal that’s packed</i> …

Recipes

Chicken Udon Soup

Mama Snow's homemade chicken udon soup is a family's favorite! Delicious, flavorful, and served with cilantro, lime juice, bean sprouts, baby bok …

The Noodle Salads We're Bringing to Every Summer Party

These pasta salad recipes are so good, you'll forget to miss the mayo.<p>Whenever I see a pasta salad at a summer potluck or barbecue, I want it to be <i>so good,</i> but it never is. Often, those fusilli-or-cavatappi numbers are mayonnaise-y and heavy with with weird bits of carrot and bell pepper. For our …

Homemade Ramen Noodles

Homemade Ramen Noodles from No Recipes• 300 grams bread flour (about 2 cups)<br>• 1/2 cup warm water<br>• 1 teaspoon Koon Chun Potassium Carbonate & Sodium …

Crab-stuffed Jalapeños

Crab-stuffed Jalapeños from Saveur• 10–12 medium jalapeños<br>• 1 tbsp. canola oil, plus more for frying<br>• 1/4 lb. lump crab meat, picked through to remove any …

35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

Cooking

The Peninsula Hotel in Tokyo

<b>Authored by Tom at Backpackerboy.com</b><p>Just like most people when it comes to traveling the world, I keep a very long bucket list, and have recently …

Luxury Lifestyle